9:46 mins | One video channel installation
Mnemonic Landscapes explores the construction of cultural and gender identities as symbolically represented in a Mexican landmark known as el Paso de Cortés, the site where Spaniards and Mexicas met for the first time in times of the conquest. El Paso de Cortés is located in the central valley of Mexico and two volcanoes, Iztacihuatl and Popocateptl, flank it. Iztacihuatl is an inactive volcano and is known as female. Popocateptl is an active volcano and is known as male.